Peter Betjemann, an associate professor of English and the director of the School of Writing, Literature, and Film at Oregon State University, is the winner of the 2017 Patricia and Phillip Frost Essay Award. Betjemann’s article, “The Ends of Time: Abolition, Apocalypse, and Narrativity in Robert S. Duncanson’s Literary Paintings,” appeared in the fall 2017 issue of American Art (vol. 31, no.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2018 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art to Susan Rather for her book The American School: Artists and Status in the Late Colonial and Early National Era (New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2016).
Writing at the dawn of H-AMSTDY, in July 1993, founder Jeff Finlay pointed out “Once you yourself stop thinking of who you are and where you're coming from, you'll slip into belonging as a member of a true scholarly community. You'll learn that the computer mediated conversation we're having can help you discover your own voice, and transform you from being a passive consumer of knowledge to an active producer of it
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Midwest Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association Annual Conference
In teaching a community college course on multicultural American literature, I include texts having to do with the experiences of migrants/immigrants. Particularly given the often problematic discourse about migration from Mexico to the U.S., I'd like to incude writings by Chicana/o authors on this topic.